Clickbait, according to Urban Dictionary, is an “eyecatching link on a website which encourages people to read on.” It’s not an uncommon tactic to use a strange claim or an attention-grabbing phrase to direct traffic to some content online, and I’ve even seen it directed to military blogging posts.
So just for fun, I decided to use my Twitter feed to float some completely fake, unclickable clickbait headlines for made-up military blog posts. I took the click out of clickbait, but maybe you’ll still get a laugh out of some of these:
Note: Unfortunately, Word Press won’t let me embed the Storify version of this, so if you want them altogether, you can find the Storify here: https://storify.com/bourbonbattles/23-hilariously-fake-military-clickbait-headlines-9.
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